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Brexit is Providing Opportunities for First Time Buyers

15 September, 20160 Comments
Two months since the UK voted to leave the EU, we’ve sat down with our Managing Director, Mark Hobbs, to discuss the changes we have seen in this short period, and what it means for the average Brit. Buying a House Post-Brexit Mark believes that the financial measures The Bank of England, Government and UK
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Centre for Social Justice

Calls for ‘social letting agencies’ run by social workers?

19 February, 20160 Comments
Think-tank Centre for Social Justice is calling for new “Social Letting Agencies”  – a new type of not-for-profit estate agency  to be backed by Government money to offer five-year tenancies to families that landlords deem ‘too risky’ to take. According to the think-tank nearly 70,000 of the poorest families in Britain are struggling to find
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Britain's Weirdest Council Houses

Inside Britain’s weirdest council houses

12 February, 20160 Comments
A new one off documentary meets local authority housed tenants who have transformed homes into something rather extraordinary including a mock cruise ship, baked bean museum and a recreation of Sistine Chapel. Channel 4’s documentary, Britain’s Weirdest Council Houses meets council house tenants such as Robert Burns and Barry Kirk. Robert, is a former decorator
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The real reason that Fergus Wilson is selling his £100M buy to let property empire

10 July, 20140 Comments
Britain’s biggest buy-to-let landlords to sell entire portfolio of properties Sale of nearly 1,000 homes in Ashford and Maidstone area likely to net Fergus and Judith Wilson at least £100m more here This story featured in the same edition of the Guardian as did this story The law on renting needs changing: it’s far too
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Network Referencing highly important as renters set to dominate next generation

18 April, 20140 Comments
New research suggests that the UK is set to become more like Europe in terms of renting a home and that half of the UK’s population will be renting within a generation. Research from lender Halifax shows that one in five of 23 to 27 year olds across the country have no desire to own
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80,000+ tenants heading for the PRS

19 September, 20130 Comments
One in three council tenants have been pushed into rent arrears and are now facing eviction, since the introduction of the controversial “bedroom tax”. Figures provided by 114 local authorities across Britain after Freedom of Information (FoI) requests by the campaign group False Economy show the impact of the bedroom tax over  its first four
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Social Referencing at LRS helps stop terrorists

23 May, 20130 Comments
Following the horrific death of a member of the armed forces yesterday in the southeast of London, Landlord Referencing would like to address and reiterate the extremely poignant question that every landlord and letting agent should be asking themselves before they take any tenant on; WHO IS LIVING IN YOUR PROPERTY? Eyewitness accounts, including some
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